стараться

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стара́ться (starátʹsjaimpf (perfective постара́ться)

  1. to try, to attempt
    Я стара́юсь ду́мать о други́х хоро́ших фи́льмах.
    Ja starájus’ dumat’ o drugíx xoróšix fílʹmax.
    I'm trying to think of other good movies.
  2. to endeavour/endeavor, to make an effort
  3. to pursue
  4. to strive

Usage notes[edit]

  • Стараться refers to a continued effort of trying, as opposed to a single attempt. For the act of trying a single time, see пробовать.

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